2021 Arizona Award Winners

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

President Jennifer Houston and the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors would like to announce the 2021 Arizona Award Winners. These rock stars of our profession will be recognized and honored on Tuesday, November 2, at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Along with our 2021 Awardees, Arizona Health and Physical Education will also honor the 2020 Awardees …

2021 Dr. Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin Scholar Lecture

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education along with Dr. Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin would like to introduce the 2021 Scholar Lecture, Dr. Benjamin A Sibley of Appalachian State University. Dr. Sibley will present on Thursday, November 4th at 9:00 am. in the General Session Room of the Phoenix Convention Center South Building. Parking is available for $5 at the Jefferson Street …

Free Offsite Workshop for State Convention Participants

Past-President Jennifer Houston Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Sun Devil Fitness Complex Thursday, November 4th, 8:00 am – 9:00 am SFDC  is within walking distance of the South Convention Center. The suggestion is to park at the Convention Center. Participation is free with paid convention registration. Workshop Description Pre-adolescent and adolescent children are not small adults. Children are at various levels of physical and psychological development. The physical …

President’s Message

Past-President Jennifer Houston Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, President's Message, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Greetings all Arizona Health and Physical Education members, I know by now everyone is back in school and hopefully has been able to find a rhythm. I know for me things are slowly starting to settle down, but who knows what the next few months will bring. I know!!! CONVENTION!!! The AzHPE convention team has been hard at work preparing …

Are you advancing?

Partnership Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

“If you are not advancing, you are retreating.” A quote from Four-Star General Oliver P. Smith. Teaching is not unlike war, in an abstract sense.  There are many daily battles that are won, and there are many that are lost.  Some of those battles are in the classroom, and some are outside of it.  But it is a war worth …

Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

For the purpose of this award, an adapted physical educator is defined as an individual who has major responsibility for teaching adapted physical education with early childhood age, elementary, or secondary levels or any combination of the above for a specific school system and is a member of Arizona Health and Physical Education Possesses a valid teaching certificate in adapted …

Future Professional Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations/Marketing, State Convention

Individuals nominated must be current members. Using the criteria given by individual nominating, rubrics will be used to determine each year’s recipient. This award would be given to any current Future Professional enrolled in 15 credit hours as an undergraduate or 12 credits as a graduate student at the time of their nomination. The nominee should display the following traits. …

Rookie of the Year

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, State Convention

The purpose of the Rookie Award is to publicly recognize an outstanding new practitioner who has made valuable contributions in their position. If you know of a Rookie Health and Physical Education Teacher that has proven exceptional skills, please consider nominating them. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done …